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Avoiding body mount chop

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Bencooper, Feb 14, 2020.

  1. Feb 14, 2020 at 3:23 PM
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    Hey fellas, I have a 2020 Tundra SR5 Crewmax 4X4 I'm bone stock currently but am very interested in running 35x12.50r18. I plan to go with a 6 inch suspension lift, I'm just worried about clearing that body mount and am willing to go the mile to try to avoid it. The wheels I want have a 4.5 back spacing and -12 offset, so my question is should I clear without any running for scrubbing with the 6 inch lift?(I know I most likely will need to trim inner fender for front clearance which i'm fine with.) P.S sorry Admin if this in the wrong Thread
     
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  2. Feb 14, 2020 at 3:45 PM
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    Dont be scared. Its such a minor trim. When done properly nobody would even know it was trimmed
     
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    the bmc is probably less invasive than a 6" lift where they cut the cross member imo
     
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    I agree with the two previous posts.
    Also, I would use at least a +25 offset wheel to try and avoid a bmc.
     
  5. Feb 14, 2020 at 4:23 PM
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    Thanks for the input guys, I'm currently speaking with someone in regarding a bmc. Do any of y'all know if this type of work messes with warranty from dealer?
     
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  6. Feb 14, 2020 at 4:30 PM
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    It would likely void warranty related to the frame, which would be my hesitation In doing so. There have been so many frame rust issues it seems a really convenient way for toyota to deny your claim years down the road for rust.

     
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    Cutting your frame for the 6 inch lift will void the frame warranty more than the BMC will.

    The frame is made out of welded metal pieces. The bmc is a piece of metal that gets welded on as well
     
  8. Feb 14, 2020 at 4:49 PM
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    True I was just responding to the Bmc but
    Yea both will be a warranty issue for the frame.
     
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    Personally I do not think you will run into a problem with a -12 I have a +1 might as well be a 0 and i dont come close at all it also depends on how wide of a wheel your talking but here is mine with 18x9 +1 with 35 12.5 18 bfgs
    Screenshot_20200213-193754_Photos.jpg
     
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    I'm running 34.7× 12.5 with 20 offset no trim no rub. They also have a 4 and 6" no chop lift as I remember.
     
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    What wheels you want to run? :worthless:
     
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    Dan where have you been ? Lol it cold up there it was 5 here today crap sucks. Btw I'm still waiting on my new wheels they say probably another 4 weeks crazy backorder.
     
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    Wow brutal haha. Ya I’m doing good thanks. Long weekend here!
     
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    I am going to try out AMP tires wish me luck haha.
     
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    Good luck haha
     
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    I have read some good things and alot of people run them around here cant be to bad I guess after all the make step bars lol. But they do have a 40k mile warranty as well
     
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    Nice, I don’t know anything about em. :popcorn:
     
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    I will let you know all about them haha but no off roading so you wont care lol
     
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    Haha good point
     
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    They could deny any warranty claims that the work caused. There is no such thing as voiding your warranty because of mods. They have to look at each claim, and to deny it on the basis of a mod they have to show that the mod caused the problem. *IN THE USA. If you are in another country, I can't speak to the consumer protections.* Here is a thread I created on it after seeing tons of posts about voiding warranties. https://www.tundras.com/threads/if-you-are-asking-can-this-void-my-warranty-please-read.60493/
     
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    Dont avoid the BMC if you want that stance. I have to laugh though at I want to avoid a BMC, and I want a 6" lift that involves cutting a good 10-12" section of frame out. Ive BMC'd multiple vehicles and never had an issue with it.

    You either do it, or you either stay stock, or you could just act like you cant hear it chirp against the frame when you reverse.
     
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    As long as you get the bmc done correctly you shouldnt have any issues with the frame. Im sure it will void your warranty on the frame but how often do tundras have frame issues.
     
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    Depending on where you live, using a rust prevention spray like Fluid Film or Crown on the Undercarriage , would protect the BMC,
    , as well as the frame.
     
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